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Our current openings are listed below, to apply, please fill out the online application below and be sure to input the specific position name in the application. If there is not a current position posted that meets your qualifications but feel that you would be a great member of our team, please fill out the application below and input "future" before the desired position entry or email your resume and cover letter to employment@formanwatkins.com.

Current opening:

Legal Assistant, Jackson, MS, full time - Responsibilities include but are not limited to: proactively manage calendars for 2-3 attorneys, work effectively with other administrative staff both internally and externally to coordinate meetings and/or conference calls, make travel arrangements including flight, ground transportation and hotel, process timely and accurate travel and other expense reports, accurately enter all time entries into billing system in accordance with Firm entry policies, provide telephone coverage and administrative support for multiple team members, assemble and provide client reports, prepare legal documents, monitor case activity, and interact professionally with clients both in person and on the phone. Our ideal candidate:

  • Three to five years of experience preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven work environment
  • Strong skills in Microsoft programs
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and effective under pressure
  • Able to work with minimum supervision, possess strong organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Experience with iManage a plus




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